A couple of small studies show that having an epidural during labor may reduce your risk of postpartum depression. But there is conflicting evidence. Get an OB/Gyn’s take on the evidence.
Finding a way to control seasonal allergy symptoms while you’re pregnant can seem daunting. Get an Ob/Gyn’s best tips for managing your symptoms safely.
An OB/GYN offers a primer on the most important questions that expecting parents should ask their doctor or midwife about labor and delivery.
Are you making a birth plan for having your baby? Here’s what a midwife suggests that you consider as you plan for a successful labor and delivery experience.
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Most women resume normal periods after their pregnancy. But others may experience heavier or lighter periods and may need treatment.
Going through labor and having a vaginal delivery can be a long process that can be physically taxing for the mother. But C-sections come with risks for the mother.
Most pre-term births are not preventable. However, there are certain risk factors that increase the odds of not carrying a baby to full term. Find out more about these factors — many of which you can control.
It’s no secret that pregnancy can take a toll on your body. Have you tried diet and exercise but still aren’t satisfied? Here’s what you need to know about a “mommy makeover.”
Recent cases of Zika virus are prompting the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to, for the first time, warn people about traveling to an area within the continental United States.
If you have gestational diabetes, there are things you can do to help control your blood sugar levels to ensure a healthy pregnancy — and baby. Find out more.